Annette Giangiacomo, MD

Annette Giangiacomo, MD

Annette Giangiacomo, MD, is assistant professor in the section of Glaucoma at Emory Eye Center. She joined the faculty in September 2008 and provides patient care at Emory Eye Center, Emory University Hospital Midtown's Medical Office Tower, and Children's Hospital of Atlanta at Egleston. In addition, she teaches at Grady Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Giangiacomo is board certified in ophthalmology. As a member of the Glaucoma service, her clinical focus is the medical and surgical management of all types of glaucoma.

Her research interests include the difficult problem of adherence to medical therapy in the management of glaucoma and clinical trials in glaucoma.

National Recognition

Locally, Dr. Giangiacomo serves a volunteer physician for Georgia Lions Lighthouse. She is also a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), the American Glaucoma Society (AGS) and Women in Ophthalmology (WIO).

Areas of Clinical Interest

  • Medical and surgical management of glaucoma in children and adults


  • Fellowship in Glaucoma: Jules Stein Eye Institute, Los Angeles, CA, 2005-06
  • Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, 2002-05
  • Internship: St. Josephs Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 2001-02
  • Medical School: University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 1997-2001
  • Undergraduate: Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA 1992-96